Both of Droney's home state senators, Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) and Richard BlumenthalRichard BlumenthalSenators push for enhanced powers to battle botnets Five things to know about Joe Lieberman Special counsel appointment gets bipartisan praise MORE (D) took to the floor after a quiet day of debate over the pending Defense Authorization bill offered a ringing endorsement for the confirmation, which is expected to easily clear the upper chamber.

Droney is currently serving as a United States District Judge for Connecticut and was confirmed to that position by the Senate on September 11, 1997.